Unchecky Silent Install (How-To Guide)


Unchecky automatically unchecks unrelated offers, both saving you mouse clicks and making it less likely to miss a checkbox of an unwanted offer. . This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of Unchecky from the command line using both the EXE & MSI installers.

How to Install Unchecky Silently

Unchecky Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to: https://unchecky.com/
  2. Download the unchecky_setup.exe to a folder created at (C:\Downloads)
  3. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  4. Navigate to the C:\Downloads folder
  5. Enter the following command: unchecky_setup.exe -install
  6. Press Enter

After a few moments you should see the Unchecky Desktop Shortcut appear. You will also find entries in the Start Menu, Installation Directory, and Programs and Features in the Control Panel.

Software Title:Unchecky
Vendor:Reason Software Company Inc.
Architecture:x86
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:unchecky_setup.exe -install
Silent Uninstall Switch (32-bit System)"%ProgramFiles%\Unchecky\Uninstall.exe" -uninstall
Silent Uninstall Switch (64-bit System)"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\Unchecky\Uninstall.exe" -uninstall
Download Link:https://unchecky.com/
PowerShell Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/unchecky-install-and-uninstall-powershell/

Unchecky Silent Install (MSI)

  1. Navigate to: https://unchecky.com/files/other/unchecky_setup.msi
  2. Download the unchecky_setup.msi to a folder created at (C:\Downloads)
  3. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  4. Navigate to the C:\Downloads folder
  5. Enter the following command: MsiExec.exe /i unchecky_setup.msi /qn
  6. Press Enter

After a few moments you will find Unchecky entries in the Start Menu, Installation Directory, and Programs and Features in the Control Panel.

Software Title:Unchecky
Vendor:Reason Software Company Inc.
Architecture:x86
Installer Type:MSI
Silent Install Switch:MsiExec.exe /i unchecky_setup.msi /qn
Silent Uninstall Switch (32-bit System)"%ProgramFiles%\Unchecky\Uninstall.exe" -uninstall
Silent Uninstall Switch (64-bit System)"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\Unchecky\Uninstall.exe" -uninstall
Download Link:https://unchecky.com/files/other/unchecky_setup.msi
PowerShell Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/unchecky-install-and-uninstall-powershell/

The information above provides a quick overview of the software title, vendor, silent install, and silent uninstall switches. The download links provided take you directly to the vendors website. Continue reading if you are interested in additional details and configurations.


Additional Configurations

Create an Installation Log File

The Unchecky MSI installer offers the option to generate a log file during installation to assist with troubleshooting should any problems arise. You can use the following command to create a verbose log file with details about the installation.

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Unchecky Silent Install (MSI) with Logging

MsiExec.exe /i unchecky_setup.msi /qn /L*v "%WINDIR%\Temp\Unchecky-Install.log"

Change Default Installation Directory

You can also change the default installation directory by using the following command line parameters. In this example, I’m installing Unchecky to “C:\Unchecky”

unchecky_setup.exe -install -path "C:\Unchecky"

Exclude Desktop Shortcut During Install

The Unchecky EXE installer creates a desktop shortcut by default. If you do not want the desktop shortcut, then you can run the following command line switches to exclude it.

Unchecky Silent Install (EXE) with No Desktop Shortcut

unchecky_setup.exe -install -no_desktop_icon

How to Uninstall Unchecky Silently

Check out the Unchecky Install and Uninstall (PowerShell) post for a scripted solution.

  1. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  2. Enter one of the following commands:

Unchecky Silent Uninstall on 32-bit System

"%ProgramFiles%\Unchecky\Uninstall.exe" -uninstall

Unchecky Silent Uninstall on 64-bit System

"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\Unchecky\Uninstall.exe" -uninstall

Always make sure to test everything in a development environment prior to implementing anything into production. The information in this article is provided “As Is” without warranty of any kind.

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